Category Archives: Holidays

No Cost Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

No Cost Gift Ideas For Mothers Day

With Mother's Day coming up, many are trying to play ahead by looking for the ideal gift that is sure to leave a lasting impression on their mothers. However, with the economy being as difficult to work with as it is, many may find their spending budgets cut, to the point where there may not ...

Host A White Elephant Ugly Gift Exchange Party

Ugly holiday themed flasks at Target

Have you ever been to a white elephant gift exchange party?  I must admit, that while I have participated in many, many holiday gift exchanges and grab bags, I had never participated in the white elephant variety until recently.  Hosting or participating in a white elephant gift exchange holiday party game is one of the

Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early With #KmartLayaway


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are 100% my own. You just can’t deny it; the holiday season’s countdown is on its way! Although most of us don’t start our holiday shopping, decorating and then celebrating until after the Thanksgiving, there’s some holiday “needs” that you need to

Easy Holiday Appetizer Ideas

italian pepperoni bites

Since the holiday season is already here, there is definitely plenty of time for you to celebrate and enjoy the parties this time of the year with your friends, family, and loved ones. However, you might find it very challenging to decide on the type of food that you should prepare for the holidays. Fortunately,

When Do The 12 Days of Christmas Really Begin?

Epiphany - 3 kings bearing gifts

Do you know when the 12 days of Christmas actually begins? Apparently a lot of people do not. I cringe when I see people counting down from December 1st, or when I see commercials making reference to the 12 days of Christmas and start their holiday specials on December 14 and begin counting down to

Easy DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree Decorations

DIY Tabletop Christmas trees

The Christmas season has officially begun, so I really need to get my butt in gear and get to work on making Christmas decorations.  While flipping through a magazine the other day I saw these really cool DIY tabletop Christmas trees.  I really liked how they looked and they seemed pretty easy to make, so

My DIY Advent Calendar

DIY Advent Calendar

Last year I purchased a Christmas advent calendar.  It was very nice and all, but this year I wanted to make my own.  It took me a long time to come up with an idea of how I wanted to make it, but I finally decided on this. It was very easy to make. DIY

12 Ways To Save Money On Halloween


While Christmas may be the most expensive holiday of the year, for some families, Halloween can follow as a close second. Halloween is the one time of year where both children and parents can dress up in costume, and adorn their house and yard with tons of spooky decorations. For families on a budget, there

DIY Infant Halloween Costume Ideas

infant halloween costume ideas

Although Halloween costumes for kids can be so cute, they can also be quite expensive. It’s true that kids can wear the costumes more than once, but when it comes to infants, this is not always the case. Therefore, spending money on a pricey infant Halloween costume is not very practical. The better …

St. Patrick’s Day: What It Is And Fun Things To Do On This Day


Growing up, I attended a Catholic elementary school. I fondly remember the days leading up to St. Patrick’s day. There was always a flurry of fun activities surrounding this day and lots of green to be seen. Like his mama, Z.E.N. attends a Catholic school as well, and seeing his coursework on St. Patrick’s day

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